Friday, April 8, 2011
Insert Lame "Fear" Pun Here--Fear Itself #1
This was a quiet opening, clearly trying to build dread, and I understand that. Still, I wasn't too upset or too impressed.
Matt Fraction is a great writer generall. Just look at Invincible Iron Man or Casanova. That is why despite being leery of Fear Itself I think he is going to take this somewhere pretty cool. The problem is, the first issue of any big event comic has to put all the pieces in place, and that can make stuff kind of dull. This comic does have some action, which is good, and it also works in some comments on the issues we are facing the real world and how despite this world of super-heroes, people aren't that impressed when they have down-to-earth issues they face daily: